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Nomination of Edward T. Timperlake To Be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs

1989-06-14

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward T. Timperlake to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Congressional and Public Affairs). This is a new position.

Mr. Timperlake most recently served as director of Veterans for Bush and codirector of the national security task force on the campaign staff of Bush/Quayle '88. Prior to this he was the commanding officer of VMFA 321 from 1985 - 1987. Mr. Timperlake was the principal director of mobilization, planning, and requirements (SES - 2) in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1984, and the national director of the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, 1981 - 1983. Mr. Timperlake was also the section manager at the Analytic Sciences Corp., 1978 - 1981, and a business analyst for Exxon Enterprises, Inc., 1977 - 1978.

Mr. Timperlake graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1969), Naval Air Training Command (1971), and Cornell Graduate School of Management (M.B.A., 1977). He was a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1969 - 1975. Mr. Timperlake was born November 22, 1946, in Perth Amboy, NJ. He is married, has two daughters, and resides in Oakton, VA.

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